Adding a video section to your Shopify homepage can be a great way to bring brand awareness to store visitors and provide them with a more immersive shopping experience.

1. Our guide to set up a Video section:


  • In the theme editor, click Add section.

  • Locate Video.

  • Click Save.

2. Video section settings:

  • Click on the Video section to open the section settings.

  • Heading: Use the provided text field to add a suitable heading.

  • Video settings:

If you are using a Shopify-hosted video, select a video from your Files (Shopify admin > Content > Files). Ideal for shorter videos (1 minute or less)

If you are using an external video (YouTube or Vimeo), insert the video link. Ideal for longer videos (exceeding 1 minute).

  • Cover image: Click Select image to add a static image as a cover for the video. Cover image only works with videos uploaded from YouTube or Vimeo.

  • You can modify the video to full width.

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